The brother of a girl who died at house after contracting coronavirus needed to problem a determined enchantment on social media to influence Italian authorities to return and acquire her physique.
Teresa Franzese, 47, lived together with her household within the southern metropolis of Naples and began to indicate the signs of coronavirus final week. Her well being deteriorated quickly and he or she died on Saturday earlier than the outcomes of a check for the illness was recognized.
Given the uncertainty, undertakers and even the native hospital refused to select up the physique.
“My sister is dead, in bed. I don’t know what to do. I can’t give her the funeral she deserves because the institutions have abandoned me,” her brother Luca Franzese stated in a video posted on Facebook.
Luca Franzese, a private health coach, confirmed her physique laid behind him. “We are ruined. Italy has abandoned us. Let’s stay strong together. Please share this video everywhere,” he stated, struggling to carry again his feelings.
Finally, after ready 36 hours, undertakers sporting protecting clothes arrived and took the physique on to an area cemetery the place she was interred with out ceremony.
Her household needed to keep in quarantine at house due to fears they could even have the illness.
Italy has shut down nearly all its outlets besides meals shops and pharmacies in Europe’s hardest lockdown as virus deaths within the nation rose to 827 with greater than 12,000 instances of the sickness confirmed.
Luca Franzese stated his sister suffered from epilepsy. As her situation worsened he stated he insisted that she be examined for coronavirus. “To keep her alive I tried to give her mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Nobody gave a damn,” he stated.
Results lastly confirmed that Teresa Franzese had been affected by coronavirus. Subsequent exams confirmed that two different relations had the sickness, although not Luca Franzese, stated Le Iene television present, which interviewed him.
Only one individual is reported to have died to date within the Campania area, which is centred on Naples, and Franzese stated the authorities had determined she had died of epilepsy.
“How can they know this if a postmortem was not carried out?” he stated in a put up on his Facebook web page.
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